Florida PSR joined partner groups and activists rallying in Tallahassee, FL and Brandon, FL against a proposed pro-fracking bill in the state senate. PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg (pictured) spoke at the rally in Tallahassee about the health harms of fracking.Read more »
PSR Florida unanimously passed a Fracking-Ban Resolution based on the recently released "Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking" published jointly by Concerned Health Professionals of NY and Physicians for Social Responsibility, as well as other scientific research and medical reports in peer-reviewed journals.Read more »
Dr. Ron Saff and Dr. Ray Bellamy working to ban hydraulic fracturing in Florida by educating legislators on the dangerous health effects of the controversial practice.
Florida PSR along with med students from the USF Student PSR chapter participated in the EcoFest in Tampa for Earth Day. PSR handed out information packets and bracelets that advocated for peace and healthy energy, and visitors had their photos taken for the Global Wave against nuclear weapons.
The nuclear weapons danger is real and growing: nuclear terrorism, proliferation, and thousands of weapons still on hair-trigger alert in the United States and Russia. Fortunately, there also are new opportunities to eliminate this threat.Read More »
Toxics and global warming create pervasive threats to health. PSR responds via chemical policy reform, climate policy advocacy, practitioner education, and “Code Black,” a campaign to reduce pollution and global warming.Read More »
The Safe Energy program focuses on protecting public health, taxpayer dollars, and national security by preventing the construction of expensive, dirty, and dangerous new nuclear reactors.Read More »
Op-ed co-authored by PSR Florida Executive Director Marybeth Dunn.Source: Tallahassee Democrat
A letter to the editor from PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.Source: New York Times
An op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. Todd Sack on the need for renewable energy in Florida.Source: The Florida Times-Union
Presentation by Florida PSR's Dr. Yolanda Whyte for a Congressional Black Caucus briefing on the health effects of coal ash and ozone. Read more »
PSR's official comments on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan, submitted November 22, 2014. Read more »
The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »
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Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
The EPA must improve the Regional Haze Rule so polluters are held accountable and everyone can experience healthy air at our national parks and wilderness areas.